Cancer & Disease Research
New pathology task force promoted at AACR
A pathology task force has been formed with the goal of promoting pathology's role in cancer research, according to Anil Parwani, PhD, professor of pathology at The Ohio State University. Parwani shed light on the new task force in an interview with ScienceBoard.net at the recent American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) meeting in New Orleans. Read More
CoVac-1 vaccine shows promise for immunocompromised patients
At the recent American Association for Cancer Research meeting in New Orleans, ScienceBoard.net spoke with the University of Tübingen’s Dr. Juliane Walz, professor of peptide-based immunotherapies, and research associate Claudia Tandler about the promising results their CoVac-1 vaccine has shown in immunocompromised patients. Read More
GVW and L7 discuss collaboration at Meeting on the Med
At the Cell & Gene Meeting on the Med in Barcelona, Spain, ScienceBoard.net spoke with Louis Hendriks, managing director at Global Value Web (GVW), and Vasu Rangadass, president and CEO at L7 Informatics, about the collaboration between the companies. Read More
Forge Biologics shares plans for growth at Meeting on the Med
Chief commercial officer John Maslowski and senior vice president of business development Magdalena Tyrpien of Forge Biologics spoke with ScienceBoard.net at the Cell & Gene Meeting on the Med in Barcelona, Spain, to discuss the return to live events and in-person collaboration, Forge's expansion, and how Forge's corporate culture and vision works for their growth. Read More
New mutational signatures pinpoint causes of cancer and personalize treatment
New research published on April 11 in Cancer Research has revealed a previously unknown mechanism in a common form of lung cancer that uses epigenetic regulation to avoid the effect of treatment. Read More
Mission Bio shares platform’s progress at Meeting on the Med
Mission Bio CEO Yan Zhang, PhD, and associate director of business development (cell and gene therapies) Nori Ueno spoke with ScienceBoard.net at the Cell & Gene Meeting on the Med in Barcelona, Spain, about the company's recent accomplishments with Tapestri, Mission Bio's single-cell platform for DNA analysis. Read More
Large-scale WGS of thousands of cancers find previously unreported mutational signatures
Large-scale whole-genome sequencing (WGS) of thousands of cancers has found previously unreported mutational signatures, including tumor-specific rare signatures, according to research published on April 21 in Science. Read More
Advances in gene therapy call for education, patient advocate says
Durhane Wong-Rieger, board chair of Rare Diseases International, spoke to ScienceBoard.net at the Cell & Gene Meeting on the Med last week in Barcelona, Spain, following a panel on trends and challenges in gene therapy. Read More
Market access and patient education take center stage at Meeting on the Med
Companies and patient groups tackled reimbursement hurdles and access challenges in a discussion at the Cell & Gene Meeting on the Med last week in Barcelona, Spain. Titans of the pharmaceutical industry took the stage to discuss important issues facing the growing segment, including patient education, reimbursement, and clinical trials. Read More
COVID-19 protects unvaccinated from reinfection
Unvaccinated people who have a previous COVID-19 infection have a level of protection from future infections that's comparable to protection provided by mRNA vaccines, according to a new study published on April 20 in JAMA Network Open. Read More
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